(a)Authority to Include Restrictive Easement.—
In connection with the conveyance of real property by the Secretary concerned under any provision of law, the Secretary concerned may grant an easement to an entity specified in subsection (b) restricting future uses of the conveyed real property for a conservation purpose consistent with section 170(h)(4)(A)(iv) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (26 U.S.C. 170(h)(4)(A)(iv)).
(b)Authorized Recipients.—An easement under subsection (a) may be granted only to—
a State or local government; or
(c)Limitations on Use of Easement Authority.—An easement under subsection (a) may not be granted unless—
the jurisdiction that encompasses the property to be subject to the easement authorizes the grant of restrictive easements; and
Easements granted under this section shall be without consideration from the recipient.
No easement granted under this section may include more land than is necessary for the easement.
(f)Terms and Conditions.—